Risk of Second Malignancies after Prostate Irradiation?

@article{Mller2007RiskOS,
  title={Risk of Second Malignancies after Prostate Irradiation?},
  author={Arndt Christian M{\"u}ller and Ute Ganswindt and Michael Bamberg and Prof. Dr. med. Claus Belka},
  journal={Strahlentherapie und Onkologie},
  year={2007},
  volume={183},
  pages={605-609}
}
Several recent SEER- (Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results-) analyses gave rise to a highly controversial discussion in how far radiotherapy for prostate cancer is associated with an increased risk of secondary neoplasms. In order to enable a rational discussion, the available literature was reviewed covering all publications from the mid 80s to January 2007. The reported numbers of secondary cancer (bladder, rectum, lung cancer and sarcoma) after irradiation were found to be increased in… CONTINUE READING

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